3 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out from the Competition

No matter how much effort you put into your resume, you only have a few seconds to make a great first impression. Hiring managers must make decisions extremely quickly, so follow these simple tips to ensure your resume stands out from the competition.  Use Keywords and Customization  While the information on your resume won’t change, you […]

Hustle Culture: To Become It or Break It?

Hustle culture glorifies overwork, even to the point of burnout. In fact, 45% of people proudly proclaim that they are members of hustle culture. As the theory goes, being “always on” means you’re a tough, dedicated, loyal employee. And on the surface, this makes sense. Skipping vacations, living on coffee and fast food, and checking your email […]

Recently Unemployed? Here is How to Address the Gap in an Interview

The COVID-19 pandemic upended life as we know it, taking the unemployment rate to its highest level since the Great Depression. Jobs have slowly started to come back, and if your unemployment is due to the pandemic, no real explanation is needed. But even before COVID-19, employment gaps were extremely common. In fact, the average baby […]

3 Ways to Adjust to Rotational Shiftwork

Rotational shiftwork simply means that rather than having set work hours, your schedule changes from day to day, including both daytime and overnight shifts. Despite the word “rotational,” you may not rotate through specific shifts throughout the week, but instead, work a haphazard collection of hours. If you’re new to this type of work, you […]

3 Common Resume Mistakes You Might Be Making

If you somehow believe that a well-written, mistake-free resume isn’t all that important, think about this: Your resume is usually the first contact you have with a potential employer. They get their first impression of you from that document. Now, you most likely do believe in the importance of a good first impression. In this […]

5 Things You Should Do the Moment After You Schedule Your First Interview

You just got off the phone with the hiring manager. She called you to schedule a time for your job interview. This is wonderful news, and you’re understandably excited. Just remember, getting the interview and being offered a job are two entirely different things. You got the first one; now give yourself the best chance […]